Contact: Tim McAlavy
Phone: (903) 737-9213
Date: Jan. 10, 2018
PARIS – TxDOT today announced that Daniel Taylor will serve as Paris area engineer, overseeing construction and maintenance efforts in Delta, Lamar and Red River counties in Northeast Texas.
“Daniel has experience with TxDOT within the Paris and Tyler Districts, and will be a valued member of our team,” said Noel Paramanantham, TxDOT district engineer based in Paris. “He will begin his new duties effective Jan. 15, 2018.”
A native of Clarksville, Texas, Taylor began work at the agency as a summer hire in maintenance in Red River County, and worked two co-op terms at the Paris Area Office while in college. He received his bachelor’s degree in civil engineering from Texas A&M University in 2004 and accepted a position at the Sulphur Springs Area Office focusing on design and construction.
He earned his professional engineer license in 2008. In 2010 his work in the Sulphur Springs Area Office shifted to overseeing construction within the Paris area and later the Greenville area. He was named assistant area engineer at the Greenville Area Office in 2013, and in 2015 he was named area engineer for the Sulphur Springs Area Office. In 2017, he was named area engineer at the Tyler Area Office.
Taylor and his wife, Rebekah, have one child, eight-month-old Eli. His hobbies include watching and playing sports, spending time with family and friends, and volunteering at his local church.
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